Thursday February 20, 2020

Body & Soul plans to spread its wings to Europe

Music festival raises glass with Veuve Clicquot

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

4th June, 2017
Avril Stanley: the founder of Body & Soul plans to bring the musical festival to a European destination in 2019 Picture: Anthony Woods

Body & Soul, the music festival set up in 2010 by entrepreneur Avril Stanley, is to expand overseas, with a European event planned for 2019.

Stanley, who has grown the event from an attendance of 1,800 people in its first year to 15,000 today, said the overseas event would transplant the ethos of Body & Soul to a location “with guaranteed sunshine that you can get to via a direct flight from Ireland”.

“I’m very happy with...

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